Awards, Scholarships and grants

A number of awards, scholarships and grants are offered by ACNN, the branches and private partnerships for members for a wide range of actives or in recognition of service to neonates and families.

All awards and scholarships are open for nominations or applications year round however will be assessed in September and April each year.  For the 2019-2020 financial year - nominations or applications received between July to August will be assessed in September and those received between September to March will be assessed in April. There may be some differences in closing dates during the transition to this new structure. Please see individual awards below for more information. 

  • Neurodevelopmental care scholarship - next round closes 19 July 2019
  • Jessie Everson Checkley education grant - open year round. Assessments undertaken for each individual application. 
  • Clinical Neonatal Nurse Excellence award - open for nominations all year.  
  • Mark New quiet achiever award - open for nominations all year. 
  • Leadership and management scholarship - open for applications all year. 
  • Professional development scholarship - open for applications all year. 
  • Research scholarship - open for applications all year. 

Updated 14 July 2019